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Volume731,147 shs
Average Volume886,016 shs
Market Capitalization$1.25 billion
P/E RatioN/A
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Beta2.14

Competitors

NOW (NYSE:DNOW) Vs. BKR, NOV, FTI, WHD, DRQ, and SOI

Should you be buying DNOW stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "oil & gas field machinery" are considered alternatives and competitors to NOW, including Baker Hughes (BKR), NOV (NOV), TechnipFMC (FTI), Cactus (WHD), Dril-Quip (DRQ), and Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure (SOI).

NOW (NYSE:DNOW) and Baker Hughes (NYSE:BKR) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares NOW and Baker Hughes' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
NOW-26.92%-5.78%-4.00%
Baker Hughes-48.86%1.12%0.59%

Volatility and Risk

NOW has a beta of 2.14, indicating that its stock price is 114% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Baker Hughes has a beta of 1.78, indicating that its stock price is 78% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

91.5% of NOW shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 98.2% of Baker Hughes shares are held by institutional investors. 2.6% of NOW shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Baker Hughes shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for NOW and Baker Hughes, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
NOW11202.25
Baker Hughes041502.79

NOW presently has a consensus target price of $9.3333, suggesting a potential downside of 17.40%. Baker Hughes has a consensus target price of $23.50, suggesting a potential downside of 6.37%. Given Baker Hughes' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Baker Hughes is more favorable than NOW.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares NOW and Baker Hughes' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
NOW$2.95 billion0.42$-97,000,000.00$0.2349.13
Baker Hughes$23.84 billion1.10$128 million$0.8529.53

Baker Hughes has higher revenue and earnings than NOW. Baker Hughes is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than NOW, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Baker Hughes beats NOW on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

NOV (NYSE:NOV) and NOW (NYSE:DNOW) are both business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, valuation and earnings.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

94.5% of NOV shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.5% of NOW shares are held by institutional investors. 0.9% of NOV shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.6% of NOW shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares NOV and NOW's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
NOV$8.48 billion0.81$-6,095,000,000.00($0.72)-24.32
NOW$2.95 billion0.42$-97,000,000.00$0.2349.13

NOW has lower revenue, but higher earnings than NOV. NOV is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than NOW, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

NOV has a beta of 2.22, indicating that its stock price is 122% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NOW has a beta of 2.14, indicating that its stock price is 114% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares NOV and NOW's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
NOV-36.63%1.13%0.62%
NOW-26.92%-5.78%-4.00%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for NOV and NOW, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
NOV36802.29
NOW11202.25

NOV currently has a consensus price target of $14.8071, suggesting a potential downside of 15.44%. NOW has a consensus price target of $9.3333, suggesting a potential downside of 17.40%. Given NOV's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe NOV is more favorable than NOW.

Summary

NOV beats NOW on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

TechnipFMC (NYSE:FTI) and NOW (NYSE:DNOW) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

77.5% of TechnipFMC shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.5% of NOW shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of TechnipFMC shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.6% of NOW shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares TechnipFMC and NOW's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
TechnipFMC-42.41%1.56%0.38%
NOW-26.92%-5.78%-4.00%

Volatility and Risk

TechnipFMC has a beta of 2.38, suggesting that its share price is 138% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NOW has a beta of 2.14, suggesting that its share price is 114% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for TechnipFMC and NOW, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
TechnipFMC111702.32
NOW11202.25

TechnipFMC currently has a consensus price target of $10.1773, indicating a potential upside of 23.96%. NOW has a consensus price target of $9.3333, indicating a potential downside of 17.40%. Given TechnipFMC's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe TechnipFMC is more favorable than NOW.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares TechnipFMC and NOW's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
TechnipFMC$13.41 billion0.27$-2,415,200,000.00$0.7411.09
NOW$2.95 billion0.42$-97,000,000.00$0.2349.13

NOW has lower revenue, but higher earnings than TechnipFMC. TechnipFMC is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than NOW, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

TechnipFMC beats NOW on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

NOW (NYSE:DNOW) and Cactus (NYSE:WHD) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, risk and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares NOW and Cactus' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
NOW-26.92%-5.78%-4.00%
Cactus11.96%14.25%9.00%

Volatility & Risk

NOW has a beta of 2.14, indicating that its share price is 114% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cactus has a beta of 2.35, indicating that its share price is 135% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares NOW and Cactus' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
NOW$2.95 billion0.42$-97,000,000.00$0.2349.13
Cactus$628.41 million4.25$85.61 million$1.8618.98

Cactus has lower revenue, but higher earnings than NOW. Cactus is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than NOW, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for NOW and Cactus, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
NOW11202.25
Cactus04512.70

NOW currently has a consensus price target of $9.3333, indicating a potential downside of 17.40%. Cactus has a consensus price target of $28.9167, indicating a potential downside of 18.11%. Given NOW's higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe NOW is more favorable than Cactus.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

91.5% of NOW shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.7% of Cactus shares are held by institutional investors. 2.6% of NOW shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 24.3% of Cactus shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Cactus beats NOW on 12 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Dril-Quip (NYSE:DRQ) and NOW (NYSE:DNOW) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and profitability.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

91.5% of NOW shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.3% of Dril-Quip shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.6% of NOW shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Dril-Quip and NOW, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Dril-Quip14001.80
NOW11202.25

Dril-Quip currently has a consensus target price of $29.00, suggesting a potential downside of 15.50%. NOW has a consensus target price of $9.3333, suggesting a potential downside of 17.40%. Given Dril-Quip's higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Dril-Quip is more favorable than NOW.

Volatility & Risk

Dril-Quip has a beta of 1.54, indicating that its stock price is 54% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NOW has a beta of 2.14, indicating that its stock price is 114% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Dril-Quip and NOW's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Dril-Quip-3.14%0.99%0.89%
NOW-26.92%-5.78%-4.00%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Dril-Quip and NOW's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Dril-Quip$414.81 million2.93$1.72 million$0.08429.00
NOW$2.95 billion0.42$-97,000,000.00$0.2349.13

Dril-Quip has higher earnings, but lower revenue than NOW. NOW is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Dril-Quip, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

NOW beats Dril-Quip on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure (NYSE:SOI) and NOW (NYSE:DNOW) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, profitability, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

50.7% of Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.5% of NOW shares are held by institutional investors. 15.0% of Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.6% of NOW shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure and NOW's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure$241.69 million1.94$52.01 million$1.327.83
NOW$2.95 billion0.42$-97,000,000.00$0.2349.13

Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure has higher earnings, but lower revenue than NOW. Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than NOW, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure and NOW, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure02102.33
NOW11202.25

Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure currently has a consensus price target of $10.44, suggesting a potential upside of 1.06%. NOW has a consensus price target of $9.3333, suggesting a potential downside of 17.40%. Given Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure is more favorable than NOW.

Profitability

This table compares Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure and NOW's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure-9.17%3.82%3.01%
NOW-26.92%-5.78%-4.00%

Risk and Volatility

Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure has a beta of 2.14, suggesting that its stock price is 114% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NOW has a beta of 2.14, suggesting that its stock price is 114% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure beats NOW on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.


NOW Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Baker Hughes logo
BKR
Baker Hughes
2.1$25.10+3.0%$26.14 billion$23.84 billion-1.56Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Gap Down
NOV logo
NOV
NOV
1.2$17.51+4.8%$6.84 billion$8.48 billion-2.60Analyst Report
Gap Down
TechnipFMC logo
FTI
TechnipFMC
2.1$8.21+3.5%$3.68 billion$13.41 billion-0.65Gap Down
Cactus logo
WHD
Cactus
1.1$35.31+3.2%$2.67 billion$628.41 million27.16News Coverage
Gap Down
Dril-Quip logo
DRQ
Dril-Quip
0.5$34.32+3.0%$1.22 billion$414.81 million-104.00Gap Down
Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure logo
SOI
Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure
1.4$10.33+3.2%$468.24 million$241.69 million-21.08Dividend Announcement
News Coverage
Gap Down
Oil States International logo
OIS
Oil States International
1.2$6.61+2.9%$405.07 million$1.02 billion-0.63
Newpark Resources logo
NR
Newpark Resources
1.1$3.29+2.4%$299.26 million$820.12 million-3.74
Forum Energy Technologies logo
FET
Forum Energy Technologies
0.8$21.36+0.7%$119.62 million$956.50 million-1.57
Profire Energy logo
PFIE
Profire Energy
0.8$1.07+1.9%$51.38 million$38.98 million-13.38Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
This page was last updated on 5/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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